Students have choice of new programs in 2018

As Queensland students anxiously await their OP results tomorrow, The University of Queensland is offering a range of new undergraduate and postgraduate study options in response to international and local demand.

15 December 2017

Graduating UQ student ‘whips’ up own news company

Student Isabella Hawker will leave The University of Queensland as founder of her own media company and a graduate of both the Bachelor Arts and Bachelor of Communication programs.

15 December 2017
Professor John McGrath

Research into brain development and schizophrenia has led to international acclaim for The University of Queensland’s Professor John McGrath, recipient of Denmark’s Strömgren Medal.

15 November 2017
Associate Professor Louise Cullen

Researchers have shown a single blood test could identify which patients reporting to hospital with chest pain were at low risk of imminent heart attacks.

15 November 2017
UQ’s Diamantina Institute Professor Ranjeny Thomas.

Human trials of an innovative treatment for rheumatoid arthritis developed by The University of Queensland have begun in Brisbane.

14 November 2017

University of Queensland kidney and chronic disease researcher Professor Wendy Hoy has been elected to the Council of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS).

14 November 2017
Women who consume alcohol around the time of conception could be putting their sons at greater risk of obesity in later life.

Women who consume alcohol around the time of conception could be putting their male offspring at greater risk of obesity in later life.

14 November 2017
Credit: Christopher Frederick Jones.

The team behind the transformative refurbishment of The University of Queensland’s Forgan Smith building has been recognised at the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Awards.

13 November 2017
Jenny Orchard - Self Portrait as a Multispecies Activist 2017

Sydney-based artist Jenny Orchard has won one of Australia’s most prestigious art prizes, The University of Queensland’s National Self-Portrait Prize 2017

10 November 2017
UQ was awarded the second highest number of Discovery Project grants among universities across Australia, underscoring its position as a research powerhouse

University of Queensland researchers have been awarded $32 million for work designed to create positive change across science, health, engineering and the humanities.

10 November 2017
PhD student Melissa Houghton at work on Macquarie Island.

A study into how a sub-Antarctic island’s ecosystem has changed since the eradication of introduced mammals has won a prestigious Australian Academy of Science prize.

10 November 2017
IMB clinical genomics expert Dr Joseph Powell.

Scientists from The University of Queensland have joined a global effort to map every single cell in the human body to create a freely accessible database that will eventually become an ‘instruction manual for life itself’.

9 November 2017
Consumers will soon be eating gene-edited foods that have added nutrients.

Consumers will soon be eating gene-edited foods that have added nutrients, potatoes that do not turn brown, and mushrooms with a longer shelf life, scientists at The University of Queensland predict.

9 November 2017

The next generation of biopharmaceuticals to treat diseases and save and change lives could be developed through a new $10 million research hub launched at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2017
: The two pearlside species studied, Maurolicus muelleri (top) and Maurolicus mucronatus (bottom). Image: Wen-Sung Chung

A new type of cell has been found in the eye of a deep-sea fish, and scientists say the discovery opens a new world of understanding about vision in a variety of light conditions.

9 November 2017
His Excellency Taneti Maamau with Associate Professor Renuka Mahadevan.

For the first time since US President Barack Obama’s historic visit in 2014, The University of Queensland has welcomed another international president to its St Lucia campus – this time, a UQ alumnus.

8 November 2017
Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer ... his legacy lives on.

Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer was a key leader at The University of Queensland in the years leading up to his retirement in 2013.

8 November 2017
Supportive parenting can help teenagers be happy and healthy.

Can parent-adolescent relationships influence a teen’s mental health? University of Queensland researchers are seeking families with teenagers to help them find out.

8 November 2017
A portrait of Professor Dorothy Hill by Jiani Sheng, Bachelor of Science (Honours) student with UQ’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

The evolution of the Australian continent, the triggers behind volcanic eruptions, and the achievements of women in earth science will be on the agenda at a University of Queensland symposium this month.

7 November 2017
Yr 12 students in the NYSF program get an engaging experience of real science

Nearly 200 year 12 students will take part in the 12-day National Youth Science Forum in January when UQ hosts the program for the first time.

6 November 2017

Get up close and learn about underwater creatures at The University of Queensland’s Moreton Bay Research Station’s annual Open Day on Saturday 25 November.

6 November 2017

Eight UQ student athletes have joined the ranks of the sporting elite after receiving a UQ Blue – The University of Queensland’s highest sporting honour – at the 2017 UQ Blues Awards Dinner.

6 November 2017